While you're walking down toward your dumpster to throw your trash think about how much food is going to waste just because it's a day over the expiration date. The essay “On Dumpster Diving” by Lars Eighner comes from his book Travels with Lizbeth. In this essay Eighner speaks about his journey throughout his life living on the street and having to join the dumpster diving family. Although the term dumpster diving for him proved to be inaccurate because he lacked the ability to lower himself into dumpsters. He prefers the word “scavenging” when referring to what he does to obtain food and daily necessities.
Most of the dilemmas found in the community are the Greasers’ fault as they could have avoided the Socs in the first place, avoiding all of the problems between them. In the beginning of the novel, as he walks home after exiting a movie theater, Ponyboy is jumped by the Socs and quickly is left alone when the rest of the Greasers gang comes by. Darry, Ponyboy’s guardian, and his older brother checks on him after he finds him laid on the street. “I sat down again, rubbing my cheek where I'd been slugged the most. Darry jammed his fists in his pockets.
Anse have a good relationship with his kids but he have a different relationship with jewel. Jewel is not his son so for that reason he does tried him the same way as to the other. When jewel buys the horse he tells him that he would not give the horse the food he have because he did not consulted him about buying a horse. when jewel gat home with the horse he saw him and ask him where he have stole the horse because he didn't believe in jewel at all. Jewel character with anse is disrespectful he doesn't care what happen with ance and answer him like he is not even
Steinbeck uses similes in his story to give the reader a feeling of hope for the stranger who approaches Mrs. Allen. For example, when “the horse and the donkey drooped like unwatered flowers” highlights that the stranger has been traveling for a long time maybe even without work, leaving food and water hard to acquire for his animals. This gives the reader sympathy for the man, and leaves them curious of why Mrs. Allen is so harsh, rejected his wok repetitively. Another example when the reader builds hope for the stranger is when he starts discussing chrysanthemums with Mrs. Allen. When the stranger describes her flowers that “Looks like a quick puff of colored smoke?” it makes the reader feel like he is actually going to emotionally connect
He believes his father to only be a disciplinary figure in his life and asserts “he said little to us that wasn’t disciplinary, which didn’t surprise us” (125). He goes into great detail about why he and his brother are restless and cause havoc around their small apartment, claiming “we didn’t think anything of using our sofas for trampolines at nine in the morning, while Papi was asleep” (129). This detail was not needed, but provided a lead in to the disciplinary actions that his father bestowed upon them after their constant
People who were once enemies are now friends. Jensen and Strunk create a pact that if either one should get “a wheelchair wound” , the other will do whatever he can to find a way to end the pain. After this, Strunk encounters a fatal injury. Even after he begs not to be killed by Jensen, his injury ends up killing him anyway. Jensen is relieved that he will not have to end his pain.
Outside Miami,Florida, in about 2015, Tom Walker lives near a suburban area where there are huge luxury homes. The day was sunny and hot,Tom had already ate breakfast and was on the go. It was the morning time which was when he walks his dog. Tom has lived a very good life that was very successful, but as he wasn’t aware that his life is about to change. In the neighborhood where Tom lived, there was a murder case which was about a year ago but Tom had always had this usual neighbor that wear those weird biker jackets and those completely darken shades when all you can see is his huge fury nose.
His bones hadn 't felt the chill the way they did now, but his lungs remembered: the cold had been terrible, and he was tempted to say now it was even worse. “Do you want my cloak, Father?” asked his companion. “I 'm not really that cold.” “Lying is a sin, Brother,” the old man said in lieu of reply, chuckling. “I can hear your teeth clattering.” Brother James flushed red all the way to the tips of his ears. “Well,” he started.
You’re a soldier, a warrior, you can make it through this.” I smiled weakly, and when he smiled back in response I knew I had helped, atleast a little bit. I muttered under my breath “It certainly will still hurt,” but he couldn’t hear. I unpacked my case, and got out my roll of gauze. Since it wasn’t too bad, and I didn’t have to perform an amputation right then. I rolled out the thin bandage, and tied it tightly again his wound.
The walk was quiet. Nobody said a word because we were all still in shock. We stopped by the bodega to get some snacks for lunchtime. While we were paying for our items, I noticed out of the corner of my eye, a police car passing by heading to the same street as where I lived. Once we arrived at school, mami signed us in.